There are 3 ways to get from Chichester to Reading by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Chichester to Southampton Central
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading

$59 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chichester, Cathedral (Tower Street) to Guildhall, City Centre South 700|Coastliner
  2. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Basingstoke

$33 - $80

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chichester to Reading 55.5 miles

$11 - $18

What companies run services between Chichester, England and Reading, England?

You can take a train from Chichester to Reading via Southampton Central in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chichester to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chichester, Cathedral (Tower Street) to Guildhall, City Centre South
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chichester to Reading?

The distance between Chichester and Reading is 70 km. The road distance is 89 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chichester to Reading?

The cheapest way to get from Chichester to Reading is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chichester to Reading?

The quickest way to get from Chichester to Reading is to drive which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct train between Chichester and Reading?

No, there is no direct train from Chichester to Reading. However, there are services departing from Chichester and arriving at Reading via Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Chichester to Reading?

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Chichester to Reading, including transfers.